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Clinton Wants to Improve Ties With Israel

published about 5 hours ago
Hillary Rodham Clinton told a representative of a group of prominent Jewish leaders that she wanted to put the relationship between the United States and Israel back on “constructive footing.”

Iran Backs Away From Key Detail in Nuclear Deal

published about 8 hours ago
Iran Backs Away From Key Detail in Nuclear Deal
With a negotiating deadline on Tuesday, Iranian officials have backed away from a critical element of a proposed nuclear agreement, saying they are no longer willing to ship their atomic fuel out of the country.

Official Says Commander of Group That Massacred 21 in Tunisia Is Dead

published about 9 hours ago
Official Says Commander of Group That Massacred 21 in Tunisia Is Dead
Khaled Chayeb, also known as Lokman Abu Sakhr, was killed with eight other Islamist militants by members of the national guard in an ambush in southern Tunisia overnight, Tunisia’s interior minister said.

Op-Ed Contributor: Share the Pork, Be President for Life

published about 10 hours ago
Op-Ed Contributor: Share the Pork, Be President for Life
African voters won't tolerate the strongmen of the past, but they'll bend the rules for leaders who bring prosperity.

Arab Leaders Agree on Joint Military Force

published about 17 hours ago
Many analysts attributed the move, intended to counter both Iranian influence and Islamist extremism, in large part to the Arab states’ drive for more independence from Washington.